Watch Billy Joel Rank His Songs, Make Dad Jokes, And Play “Miami 2017″ On Colbert

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Stephen Colbert and Billy JoelBilly Joel has been absurdly famous for longer than most of us have been alive, so it’s to his credit that he still comes off more like someone’s weird cop uncle than like a coddled celebrity. Last night, Joel was a guest on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show, and he was generally charming. Speaking with Colbert, … More »

Watch Billy Joel Play “Miami 2017″ In Miami, 2017

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Miami 2017“Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out On Broadway)” is one of Billy Joel’s more popular ballads. He plays the Turnstiles cut regularly at his MSG residency, as it’s about NYC’s destruction in an apocalypse before the narrator moved to Florida to tell the tale. (“They held a concert out in Brooklyn / To watch … More »

Watch The Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 Concert Special With Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, & Elton John

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Watch The Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 Concert Special With Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, & Elton JohnTony Bennett turned 90 earlier this year on, and bunch of stars including Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, Billy Joel, Lady Gaga, Alec Baldwin, and Kevin Spacey put on a concert a few weeks ago to honor the legendary crooner. The Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 concert aired last night on … More »

Watch Nick Murphy Cover Edwin Collins, Alex Bleeker Cover Billy Joel At Dave Harrington’s Holiday Spectacular

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Watch Nick Murphy Cover Edwin Collins, Alex Bleeker Cover Billy Joel At Dave Harrington’s Holiday SpectacularThe third annual Dave Harrington & Friends Holiday Spectacular (a benefit show that raises money for the Harlem School Of The Arts) went down at Brooklyn Bowl last night, and featured loads of performers covering classic songs. Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker) did a version of Edwin Collins’ “Girl Like You,” Alex Bleeker performed Billy … More »

Billy Joel Takes Responsibility For Bruce Springsteen’s Motorcycle Breakdown, Covers “Born To Run” In His Honor

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26:  Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen attend "The Last Ship" broadway opening night at Neil Simon Theatre on October 26, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)Bruce Springsteen was rescued by passing bikers after his motorcycle broke down in New Jersey last month. And now, as Page Six reports, Billy Joel is saying it’s all his fault. More »

Long Island Assembly Candidate Accuses Incumbent Of Not Honoring Billy Joel Enough

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MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 14:  Musician Billy Joel performs onstage at What Stage during Day 4 of the 2015 Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival on June 14, 2015 in Manchester, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)Oh boy, this election is contentious! Case in point: Prospective Long Island assemblyman Dr. Dean Hart is accusing incumbent nominee Michael Montesano of not honoring homeland hero Billy Joel enough. Hart, a resident of Oyster Bay, has offered to spend up to $1 million to erect a marble statute of the singer in front of … More »

Colorado College Plans First-Ever Scholarly Symposium On Billy Joel

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billyjoelcollegeColorado College is holding the first-ever scholarly symposium on Billy Joel. The program, which is called “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me”: The Music And Lyrics Of Billy Joel, will feature thirty separate presentations about the singer on such topics as “Billy Joel As A Teenager,” “Billy Joel And Film,” and “Billy Joel … More »